Black & Red Clinical Leaders

Annetta Caplinger, MSN
Vice President, Clinical Operations
Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital

Javeed Sukhera, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Chair of Psychiatry, Institute of Living
Chief of Psychiatry, Hartford Hospital


Event Chairs
Kathy and Brian MacLean

Committee Chairs
Jessica and Eric Zachs

Black & Red Committee
Beverly Buckner Baker
Diane and Timothy Bengston
Mary and Edward Budd
Julia and Landon Chase
Sandra and Arnold Chase
Marilda Gandára and Scott O'Keefe
Margot and Kris Mineau
Lee Monroe and Hank Schwartz, MD
Mary and Christopher Swift
Mary-Jo and Greg Toczydlowski
Mary Beth and Joseph Voelker
Anna and Steven Webersen
Henry M. Zachs
Judith Zachs

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Black & Red



Sunday, June 5

1-7 p.m.

Farmington Polo Club

162 Town Farm Road

Farmington, Connecticut

We are pleased to announce the 2022 Black & Red will be held Sunday, June 5, at under the tent at the Farmington Polo Club! This year we are excited to present a completely ReImagined version of the event you know and love. So please join us as we celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Institute of Living.

Featuring musical performances by Gavin DeGraw and Mickey Guyton

Tickets are now available! Click here to make your purchase.

View our Helpful Hints page for accommodations, transportation, and attire suggestions!

Please visit our FAQs page for up-to-date infectious disease guidance and information regarding the event.

View the sponsorship information page for our opportunities guide and to commit your sponsorship online.
Make a gift toward the Black & Red on our donation page.

For questions, please reach out to Kristen Lapenta at or 860.972.1299.


About the Institute of Living

The Institute of Living remains at the forefront of behavioral health, offering patients hope for recovery through comprehensive care, research, education, and the expertise of the best clinical minds in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric, and addiction disorders.
The 2022 Black & Red will kick off a two-year celebration in honor of the IOL's bicentennial. Funds raised will support the IOL's continuing innovative work in easing the burden of mental illnesses and substance-use disorders on individuals, families, and communities.

Click here to read more about the Institute of Living!


Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors!

Premier Sponsors


  Travelers Logo  
    Constitution Surgery Alliance logo


Marquee Sponsors

Stanley Black & Decker logo The Hartford Logo  

Leadership Sponsors

CFM logo FIP Construction logo HH Medical Staff Logo
HSB logo Presidio logo  

Presenting Sponsors

All Waste logo 2020 Concord HealthCare logo DanaherLagnese logo
Epic MBH logo 2022 Zachs Family logo 2022

Producer Sponsors

Adams and Knight logo Aetna logo 2020 Athena Health Care Systems logo 2022
Chase logo Jefferson Radiology Logo Fairview Capital Partners 2022
Hartford Pathology Associates, P.C. Bev and Tim Holt logo 2022 Integrated Anesthesia Associates log 2022

Jefferson Radiology Logo

Laz Parking logo 2022

Orthopedic Associates_OAH_logo

Raytheon Technologies logo 2022

Director Sponsors

Bank of America Logo Beverly Buckner Baker logo 2022 Cigna logo 2020
Citi logo ConnectiCare Deloitte
Frank Capasso & Sons General Contractor logo 2021 GNYHA_2021 Hoffman Auto logo
Interpreters and Translators Inc. logo Jackson Lewis logo 2022 Kayne Anderson Rudnick
Live Nation Logo Mintz+Hoke Media Only M/E Engineering logo 2022
NWN logo Precision Computer Services logo Readco Capital Advisors logo 2022
SheppardMullin logo 2022 Shields Health Solutions Logo Shipman logo
Silver Lane Realty Advisors 2022 Starling Physicians logo Trinity College logo 2022
Webersen Family logo Willis Towers Watson logo 2022 Women's Health logo


Spotlight Sponsors


Assured Partners

Avison Young

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLC

Connecticut Children's

Connecticut GI, PC

Connecticut Hospital Association

Cooney, Scully and Dowling

Creative Office Interiors

Crumbie Law Group, LLC

Cruz/Brighthaupt Family


Custom Electric, Inc.

Desman Design Management

Frontier Communications

Greywolf Capital Management LP

Julia Balfour, LLC

Marilda Gándara and Scott O'Keefe

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, PC

Hartford Distributors, Inc.

Morrison Mahoney, LLP

NDC Commercial Construction, Inc.


New Era Technology




O,R&L Commercial, LLC

People's United Bank


PNC Healthcare

Richard P. Garmany Fund

Stockman O’Connor Connors PLLC

Kim and Bill Thomson


University of Hartford


University of Saint Joseph


Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, PC


In-Kind Donors
We thank the following organizations for contributing a portion or all services to the success of the Black & Red.

CT Historical Society logo 2022 CT Historical Society logo 2022 Halo logo 2022
Hartford Business Journal logo 2021 Hartford Courant Service Press logo 2022
  Quast Media logo